More inmates test positive at Lexington jail
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - We’re continuing to track a COVID-19 outbreak at the Fayette County Detention Center.
Officials say there are 36 new cases in inmates. Testing started after eight inmates and four staff members tested positive last week.
A total of 144 inmates have tested positive since the pandemic started. Right now, jail officials say 12 staff members are positive.
They say a majority of the inmates who have tested positive have been asymptomatic.
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